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Netflix isn’t Meghan’s oyster as it pulls the plug on ‘Pearl’

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Netflix isn’t Meghan’s oyster as it pulls the plug on ‘Pearl’

The streaming service is cutting down on animated shows, among them a production by Markle

Maria Ponnezhath

Netflix has dropped work on Meghan Markle’s animated family series Pearl as it hews animated content.

The streaming platform stopped developing several projects, including Markle’s series, as part of strategic decisions on creating animated series, the company said, without providing further details.

Archewell Productions, the company formed by Markle and her husband Prince Harry, formally known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, announced last year that Meghan would be an executive producer of Pearl. The series was to be centred on the adventures of a 12-year-old girl who is inspired by influential women from history...

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